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Perry Coke Smith

architect

Perry Coke Smith, American architect. Awarded Croix de Guerre with star, 1918. Served 30th Engineers, 1st Gas Regiment, American Expeditionary Force, 1917-1919.; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (ex-president New York chapter), Architectural League New York, Phi Kappa Sigma (Baltimore Alpha Theta Chapter).

Background

Smith, Perry Coke was born on April 21, 1899 in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States. Son of Alexander Coke and Kate (Kinard) Smith.

Education

Educated Newberry (South Carolina.) College, 1914-1916. University of Wisconsin, 1916-1917. Bachelor of Architecture, Columbia University, 1920-1923, McKim Fellow, 1923-1924.

Career

Designer for Donn Barber, 1924. McKenzie, Voorhees & Gmelin, 1926. Associate, Voorhees, Gmelin & Walker, 1930.

Partner of firm Smith, Haines, Lundberg & Waehler, and predecessor firms, 1938-1968. Director, member executive committee Regional Plan Association, Incorporated.

Membership

Served 30th Engineers, 1st Gas Regiment, American Expeditionary Force, 1917-1919. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (ex-president New York chapter), Architectural League New York, Phi Kappa Sigma (Baltimore Alpha Theta Chapter). Clubs: Union League (New York City).

Connections

Married (2d) Sigrid Hovey, September 9, 1938. Children: (by 1st marriage) Joan Coke, Nancy Coke.

father:
Alexander Coke Smith

mother:
Kate (Kinard) Smith

spouse:

children:
(by 1st marriage) Joan Coke Smith

Nancy Coke Smith